What's Up: Upcoming Events

December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Cage Aquaculture Forum at VSU

Small farmers, landowners with farm ponds and others interested in learning how to use ponds to grow fish in cages for sale to local markets are invited to attend a two-day Cage Aquaculture Forum sponsored by Virginia State University’s Aquaculture Program.

Officer punched in the face

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify a shoplifter who made his situation much worse.

Police investigate shooting

Police responded to the 11000 block of Reedy Branch Road at 12:11 a.m. today for a report of a subject shot in the leg. Police arrived at the address and located a man with a gunshot wound to the leg. He was transported to VCU Medical Center where he underwent surgery.

Embezzlement, child neglect fugitives

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police blotter

WINFREE AVE 2/22 Gill Farms. Victim stated she found property belonging to an unknown suspect, who gained entry to her residence. No signs of forced entry were noted and at this time nothing has been reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, March 7
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group.  Chester Library.  “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave will be discussed.  10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  No registration required.

Early Literacy Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Enon Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Chester Library – 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Bilingual Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  7 p.m. – 7:45 a.m.  No registration required.

Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

Bronze Star: Local man receives heroes medal after 67 years

“It’s always an honor to be among a true hero. We often use that word hero too loosely, and we hang that title on movie stars, sports stars and television stars.

Grant named Executive Director of Henricus Historical Park

The Henricus Foundation with Chesterfield and Henrico Counties are pleased to announce that Charles Lewis Grant has been named Executive Director of Henricus Historical Park after a nationwide search. Grant served as acting executive director since July 2010 and throughout the site’s 400th commemoration.